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October is upon us and getting ready for Halloween doesn't just mean hitting the mall for your costume and buying candy to give out! It also means getting your fix of scary movies while you wait. Of course, some people would prefer to steer clear of anything scary, but if you love to snuggle up with a loved one while watching tales of ghosts, exorcisms, and killers, then we've compiled a list of suggestions for you! Here's our top ten scariest movies of all time to help you decide what to watch next.
Check out the list and tell us whether you agree or disagree with our picks!
This 1996 Wes Craven film is about a serial killer named Ghostface.
9. The Omen
This 1976 film, directed by Richard Donner, is about the son of an American diplomat who is the Antichrist.
8. The Shining
This 1980 Stanley Kubrick film takes place in a remote hotel and is about a caretaker's son who has psychic powers.
7. Black Swan
Released in 2010, this film featured Natalie Portman starring as a ballerina who is experiencing psychological problems due to the competitive nature of her work.
6. The Strangers
In 2008, Bryan Bertino released this film about a young couple being terrorized in a vacation home.
5. Paranormal Activity
In this 2007 film, a young couple are living together in a house they believe is haunted.
4. The Ring
This 2002 movie is about a mysterious videotape; whoever watches this videotape will die in seven days.
3. The Blair Witch Project
Released in 1999, this film tells the story of three students who get lost in the woods while making a documentary film.
2. The Exorcist
This 1973 film is an ever-present name on lists of the scariest movies of all time. The film tells the story of exorcisms performed on a young girl who is supposedly possessed.
1. Rear Window
In 1954, Alfred Hitchcock released this film, which many critics consider to be Hitchcock's magnum opus and the greatest suspense film of all time.